WoW WotLK Classic Pre-Patch Start Date & Time

When will World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic pre-patch go live? The original Wrath of the Lich King expansion is considered one of the best among WoW veterans. Thus, it’s no secret there’s so much interest in the community for the WoW Classic version of WotLK. The Lich King at Icecrown Citadel awaits brave adventurers to once again live through the unforgettable raids and iconic moments of Warcraft history. In this article, we detail the exact launch time and date for the WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Classic pre-patch.

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WoW WotLK Classic Pre-Patch Release Date & Time
When is the WotLK Pre-Patch launch time?

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic Pre-Patch Launch Date & Time

The WoW WotLK Classic pre-patch is set to go live on Tuesday, August 30th. When it comes to NA servers, it will launch between 7 pm PT and 8 pm PT. However, if you live in Europe, the WotLK Classic Pre-Patch release time is a little bit different. For EU servers, the launch time is Wednesday morning. The WOW WotLK Classic Pre-Patch goes live on EU servers on August 31st between 3 am and 5 am CEST.

Keep in mind that these times are not set in stone. Rather, they are anticipated release times for the pre-patch. Once the patch goes live, players will be able to experience the content from the expansion almost a month before the official launch. Here’s which content will be available in the WotLK Pre-Patch:

  • Death Knights Hero Class – Available to both factions and starting at level 55.
  • A new Fresh Start realm.
  • New Profession Inscription – Scribe mystical glyphs, scrolls, tomes, and so on. These will alter the properties of spells and abilities, and much more!
  • Achievements earning.
  • Zombie Infestation pre-expansion event (Starting the week of September 6).
  • Scourge Invasion pre-expansion event (Starting the week of September 13).

So, there you have it, now you know when the WoW WotLK Classic Pre-Patch goes live and what content you can expect in the coming weeks. Have fun, Death Knights! World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic is set to be fully released on September 26th, 2022.

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